Ozturk, Ilhan (2001): The role of education in economic development: a theoretical perspective. Published in: Journal of Rural Development and Administration , Vol. XXXIII, No. 1, Winter (2001): pp. 39-47.
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Education in every sense is one of the fundamental factors of development. No country can achieve sustainable economic development without substantial investment in human capital. Education enriches people’s understanding of themselves and world. It improves the quality of their lives and leads to broad social benefits to individuals and society. Education raises people’s productivity and creativity and promotes entrepreneurship and technological advances. In addition it plays a very crucial role in securing economic and social progress and improving income distribution.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The role of education in economic development: a theoretical perspective|
|Keywords:||Human Development, Economic Growth, Poverty, Labour Productivity, Education, Technology, Trade, Health|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A11 - Role of Economics; Role of Economists; Market for Economists
|Depositing User:||Ilhan Ozturk|
|Date Deposited:||08. Jun 2008 11:31|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 17:45|
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